World University
Games!
Jan 12-22, 2023

The World University Games are coming to North Creek!

 

World University GamesWhile there are many events are being held in the Lake Placid Area – Gore Mountain has scored a bunch of exciting events scheduled for Jan 12-22, 2023.  Combine your ski day with some exciting Alpine and Snowboard Freestyle events.

Below is the schedule of events taking place at Gore Mountain:

Thursday, January 12 10:30am-2:00pm – Snowboard Cross W/M: Qualifications – Ticket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. An Olympic event since 2006 Snowboard Cross racers start simultaneously atop an inclined course. Participants go over a series of features while trying to reach the finish line first.
Friday, January 13 10:30am-2:00pm – Snowboard Cross W/M Round robins + Finals
Sunday, January 15 10:30am-2:00pm – Ski Cross W/M: Qualifications – Ticket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. This event combines Alpine and Freestyle skills in timed head-to-head races. The course terrain incorporates big-air jumps and high-banked turns.
Monday, January 16 10:30am-2:00pm – Ski Cross W/M: Round Robin + Finals
Tuesday, January 17 10:00am-3:00pm РFreestyle & Freeski/Snowboard: Slopestyle W/M Qualifications РTicket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. In this event competitors race down a designated course hitting a variety of obstacles jumps and rails and doing backflips or other “impossible” acrobatic tricks. Harder tricks earn more points for originality amplitude and execution.
Wednesday, January 18 10:00am-3:00pm – Freestyle & Freeski/Snowboard: Slopestyle W/M Finals
Thursday, January 19 10:00am-3:00pm – Freestyle & Freeski/Snowboard: Big Air W/M Qualifications – Ticket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. In this fan favorite athletes ‚ Go Big or Go Home – soaring over 100 feet in the air and attempting massive tricks like multiple flips and off-axis rotations.
Friday, January 20 10:00am-3:00pm – Freestyle & Freeski/Snowboard: Big Air W/M Finals
Saturday, January 21 10:00am-2:30pm – Snowboard: Parallel Giant Slalom W/M Qualifications + Finals – Ticket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. This event includes two evenly spaced courses 10 to 15 meters apart with vertical distances of 20 to 27 meters between turning gates. Race speeds can get up to 70 mph.
Sunday, January 22 10:00am-2:30pm – Snowboard: Parallel Slalom W/M Qualifications + Finals – Ticket is valid for finish area only. No skiing or lift access is associated with this Lake Placid 2023 ticket. In this event snowboarders race downhill through sets of gates that force extremely tight and quick turns.

Other events will be taking place at Cheel Arena, Maxcy Ice Arena, Roos House, Paul Smith’s College, Whiteface Mountain, Saranac Lake Civic Center, Olympic Center, Olympic Jumping Complex, Olympic Speed Skating Oval, and Mt. Van Hoevenberg.

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